France's PGS Ent. has inked several pre-sales pacts on "Chaplin & Co," a Euros 8.4 million ($12.1 million) 3D toon series featuring Charlie Chaplin's tramp character.
Sam Levinson's "Another Happy Day," Tony Kaye's "Detachment" and Liza Johnson's "Return" are among the 14 competition pics unveiled by the 37th Deauville American Film Festival on Tuesday.
U.S. home entertainment giant Netflix is in negotiations to acquire U.S. rights to the 12-seg TV series "Borgia," show-run by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "The Philanthropist").
TF1 Droits Audiovisuels, formerly known as TF1 Intl., has settled its dispute with Spike Lee, the helmer-producer of "Miracle at St. Anna," scribe James McBride and Italian producer On My Own.
Edouard Waintrop has come on board to take the helm of the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes.
While French TV networks, TF1, M6 and Canal Plus have ramped up their offer of U.S. skeins and/or original programming, the number of films broadcast on those nets reached a decade-low in 2010.
Sony Pictures Television Distribution has inked an all-rights volume deal giving Gallic commercial net TF1 a first-look option on Sony series, library titles and TV movies.
Portuguese grand master Manoel de Oliveira is set to direct French-language period drama ''O Gebo e a sombra'' (Gebo and the Shadow).